1970: West Germany – Italy 3-4 (0-1, 1-1)

Match 353.

World Cup Semi-final.

17.6.1970

Mexico City.

16:00.

Referee: Yamasaki (Mexico).

Spectators: 110.000

Italy: Albertosi, Burgnich, Rosato (91. Poletti), Facchetti, Bertini, De Sisti, Cera, Boninsegna, Mazzola (46. Rivera), Domenghini, Riva.

West Germany: Maier, Vogts, Patzke (66.  Held), Beckenbauer, Schnellinger, W. Schulz, Grabowski, Seeler, G. Müller, Overath, Löhr (52.  Libuda).

Goals: 0:1 Boninsegna (8.), 1:1 Schnellinger (90.), 2:1 G. Müller (95.), 2:2 Burgnich (99.), 2:3 Riva (104.), 3:3 G. Müller (110.), 3:4 Rivera (111.).

Booked: G. Müller, Overath; De Sisti, Rosato, Domenghini.

** The semi-final of the 1970 FIFA World Cup between Italy and West Germany is known as the “Game of the Century” (Italian: Partita del Secolo; German: Jahrhundertspiel). It was played on 17 June 1970 at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Italy won 4–3 after five goals were scored in extra time, the only FIFA World Cup game in which this has happened (Wikipedia). **

From left to right: Seeler, Maier, Schnellinger, Beckenbauer, Schulz, Löhr, Müller, Grabowksi, Patzke, Overath, Vogts.

From left to right: Seeler, Maier, Schnellinger, Beckenbauer, Schulz, Löhr, Müller, Grabowksi, Patzke, Overath, Vogts.

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